Dr. Victor Machicao is a board certified Physician and Associate Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Dr. Machicao is also Medical Director of Memorial Hermann Liver Transplant Program.
Dr. Machicao has been a dedicated teacher during his career, and has been the coordinator of the Inpatient Hepatology Service at Memorial Hermann Hospital/Texas Medical Center supervising the training of our Fellows, Resident and Medical Students. He has been the recipient of both the Excellence in Teaching Award while at the University of Florida in 2008, and the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, at UTHealth in 2011, attesting his commitment to education.
Dr. Machicao has more than 20 publications at national and international peer-reviewed Journals and book chapters in the field of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation. His areas of expertise include hepatocellular carcinoma, complications of cirrhosis particularly cirrhotic cardiomyopathy, and the medical management of the liver transplant recipient, with a special interest in the management of viral hepatitis after solid organ transplantation.
Cayetano Heredia University, 1993
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1999
Mayo Clinic, 2000
Mayo Clinic, 2003